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Father’s Day: 2021 Gift Guide

Explore a captivating collection of gift ideas for your loved one this Father’s Day.

Discover personal Australian stories, plan an activity or journey through iconic art and architectural design.

Whatever their interest, we have something for everyone this Father’s Day.

Compelling Non-Fiction

Recipe for a Kinder Life

Annie Smithers

Part meditation, part memoir, Annie Smithers offers practical advice and wisdom gleaned from a life dedicated to seasonal food and living sustainably with the land.

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Design: Building on Country

Alison Page and Paul Memmott

The second book in the First Knowledges series, Design: Building on Country issues a challenge for a new Australian design ethos, one that truly responds to the essence of Country and its people.

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Activities to enjoy together

Day Trip Sydney

Evi O and Andrew Grune

Plan a mini break with these 52 nature adventures, all within 120 kilometres from Sydney’s city centre.

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Dinner with Monet

Illustrated by Iratxe López de Munáin

Piece together the artists, artworks and surroundings that bring Claude Monet’s world to life in this exuberant 1000-piece puzzle.

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Art outside the gallery

Still Life

Amber Creswell Bell

A rich survey of the work of more than forty still life artists, which presents the genre in a uniquely Australian light.

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Ken Done

Amber Creswell Bell

A comprehensive and extensively illustrated monograph on the art and design of Ken Done, celebrating the man, his life’s work and his legacy.

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Australian Architecture

Kerstin Thompson Architects

Leon van Schaik

This monograph of celebrated architect Kerstin Thompson’s work provides a deep insight into not only what architects do – the buildings they make – but also why and how they design.



Cameron Bruhn

A survey of the most influential, innovative and exciting Australian architecture of the past 20 years.

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Garden Inspiration

Living Outside

Sharon Mackay and Diana Snape

A collection of residential gardens representing the most ambitious and inspiring contemporary interpretations of mid-century Australian design.

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The Garden State

Richard Allen

From Mildura to the lush rolling hills of Gippsland, this is a comprehensive survey of the best private Victorian gardens across one of the most diverse Australian topographies.

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Posted on August 11, 2021